• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

This Business Intelligence Systems and Data Mining course from De Montfort University emphasises the concepts and techniques of business intelligence systems and their application and development, which are underpinned and exemplified via the learning of one or more contemporary ‘best of breed’ business intelligence software tools.

Reasons to study Business Intelligence Systems and Data Mining at De Montfort University:

  • Teaching staff - you will be taught by staff with extensive experience of SAS who will provide you with expert knowledge and skills allowing you to work toward your SAS accreditation.
  • SAS endorsed course - enhance your employability and gain substantial knowledge and skills in SAS business intelligence software leading towards SAS data miner accreditation 
  • 50 years history of research and teaching in computing technology - benefit from our well established academic expertise and advance your skills in, and knowledge of, developing business intelligence systems and data mining solutions to business problems
  • Gain an insight into real world solutions - attend guest lectures and seminars, which will give you a real understanding of the impact of their work
  • Excellent graduate prospects - graduates have gone into roles such as BI/SQL developers, logistics data modeller’s and insight analysts at organisations including Cognisco, LLamasoft and Occam DM

Graduate Careers

This course prepares graduates for business intelligence and data mining roles within any target industry. There is a very high market demand for SAS expertise, and our graduates will be able to take up such opportunities. You will also be well placed to take up more general management and business information systems development roles within industry, and to undertake academic research in this field.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Business Intelligence Systems
  • Data Warehouse Design and OLAP
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics 
  • Data Mining
  • Business Intelligence Systems Application and Development
  • Analytics Programming

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Two to six years part-time or by distance learning.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject.
  • We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world.
  • If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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